Cinema: The New Pictures Sep. 16, 1929

Richthofen: The Red Knight of the Air (German). Few stories of the War are better fitted to make a movie than the story of Baron Manfred von Richthofen who shot down more than 80 Allied aviators and was found one day between the hostile lines before Amiens sitting dead in his plane which he had guided to a perfect landing.* The material is still open for treatment as nothing much is done with it in this picture. Instead of using what is really known about Richthofen: his innate love of the chase, his...

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